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Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city

Author: Richard KramerAlastair ReidAlan PoulLindsay LawOlympia DukakisAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2002]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Complete 6-episode unedited edView all editions and formats
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In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Drama
Fiction television programs
Television adaptations
Television mini-series
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Armistead Maupin; Mary Ann Singleton, (Fictitious character); Michael Tolliver, (Fictitious character); Anna Madrigal, (Fictitious character); Anna Madrigal, (Fictitious character); Armistead Maupin; Mary Ann Singleton, (Fictitious character); Michael Tolliver, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Kramer; Alastair Reid; Alan Poul; Lindsay Law; Olympia Dukakis; Donald Moffat; Laura Linney; Marcus D'Amico; William Campbell; Thomas Gibson; Paul Gross; Barbara Garrick; Chloe Webb; Nina Foch; Cynda Williams; Paul Dooley; Karen Black; Rod Steiger; Walt Lloyd; John Keane; Armistead Maupin; Propaganda Films (Firm); Working Title Films.; Channel Four (Great Britain); KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.); KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); South Carolina Educational Television Network.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Acorn Media (Firm)
ISBN: 1569385424 9781569385425
OCLC Number: 51668961
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Edition from container.
Based on the novel by Armistead Maupin.
Originally broadcast in the U.S. as a television mini-series on PBS in 1994 on American playhouse; produced in 1993.
Bonus features: Audio commentary on episodes 1, 3, and 6 with Armistead Maupin, director Alastair Reid, Olympia Dukakis, Laura Linney and Barbara Garrick; behind-the-scenes; Armistead Maupin biography (text feature); cast biographies (text feature).
Credits: Director of photography, Walt Lloyd ; editor, David Gamble ; original music, John E. Keane.
Cast: Olympia Dukakis (Anna Madrigal), Donald Moffat (Edgar Halcyon), Laura Linney (Mary Ann Singleton), Marcus D'Amico (Michael Tolliver), William Campbell (John Fielden), Thomas Gibson (Beauchamp Day), Paul Gross (Brian Hawkins), Barbara Garrick (DeDe Halcyon Day), Chloe Webb (Mona Ramsey), Nina Foch, Cynda Williams, Paul Dooley, Karen Black, Rod Steiger.
Awards: Outstanding Mini-Series, GLAAD Media Awards, 1995; Peabody Award, 1995.
Target Audience: "Recommended for mature audiences; not rated"--Container.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (1 folded sheet ([8] pages) : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Details: DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo, original television presentation aspect ratio, 1.33:1.
Other Titles: Tales of the city (Television program)
Tales of the city
More tales of the city (Television program)
American playhouse (Television program)
Responsibility: a Propaganda/Working Title Production for Channel 4, in association with American Playhouse/KQED ; teleplay by Richard Kramer ; produced by Alan Poul ; directed by Alastair Reid ; executive producer [for American playhouse], Lindsay Law ; KCET Los Angeles, South Carolina ETV, WGBH Boston, WNET New York.

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In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection.

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